Timor-Leste

After years spent under Portuguese and Indonesian rule and a rocky start to its independence, East Timor (Timor-Leste) is a warm and welcoming destination offering rich culture and history, superb scenery and some of the friendliest people you'll ever encounter. With its fascinating mix of history, culture and natural beauty, this is a unique gem of Southeast Asia that should be on your radar.

The capital of Dili offers a taste of Portugal in the tropics, and once you venture further afield you'll soon discover traditional villages and intriguing colonial towns, beautiful beaches, rugged mountains and the lush green interior of Southeast Asia's newest nation.

Savour Dili's laidback atmosphere and Portuguese colonial architecture, learning about the country's turbulent past as you visit important historical monuments; discover traditional Timorese culture in welcoming villages; and shop for colourful basketry and handicrafts in regional markets.

Journey through fertile valleys, picturesque mountain ranges and lush coffee plantations; escape to the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of Atauro Island for snorkeling, swimming, fishing and beachcombing; and trek to the top of Mount Ramelau to see the sun rise from East Timor's highest peak.

Join our East Timor Adventure and be one of the few to experience this little-visited gem of Southeast Asia!

 

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of all programs that we offer in Timor. We are commited to safety and sustainability in the region, supporting local communities and the protection of the environment as well as providing employment opportunities through tourism.

Experienced local guides

Our guides are what make your Timor adventure so special and personal. Their passion and professionalism will shine through as they share their extensive knowledge of their independent island home with you.

Custom adventures

With our team of local experts on the ground, we can customize your Timor experience to create the perfect holiday should you wish to extend your hike, spend extra days snorkeling, embark on whale watching or continue combing the endless beach.


 

Reduction and removal of waste

We closely control and monitor the waste we produce during tours, encouraging our local partners to do the same. Litter collection days are also coordinated to clean up litter hot-spots.

Wildlife conservation

We have a policy of a maximum driving speed of 50km per hour to minimise the risk of injuring wildlife with our vehicles.

Child safe tourism

We endeavor to limit the contact travellers have with vulnerable children in rural tourist areas. If a child is nearby we encourage the child to return to their home and family.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, pleasant and reliable.

Inns

We use quality inns typically situated in natural environments. They are not luxury inns however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.

Camping

Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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